Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 
 

As of 26 Nov 2020

 

   

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  Covid 19 Sign On Sheet

  1. Maximum 20 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. Limit carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

   
       
  NOVEMBER  2020    
       

Tues 3rd/Wed 4th - BC staying overnight at O'Reillys Green Mountains Campground, Lamington National Park: https://oreillys.com.au/oreillys-campground/.  If you don't want to stay the night you can do either of the walks listed as day walks.  Leaders:  Amanda and Leah

 

Tues 3rd - Albert River Circuit.  MDW F3-4 T3 - 21 kms, 7-8 hours approx.  Leave Redlands 6:30am, approx 90 mins to O'Reillys -, start walking by 8:30.  We will walk the track anticlockwise.  This walk is all ontrack through beautiful rainforest, streams, and pools, if you want a swim.  Bring snacks, lunch,  water etc.  We will have plenty of breaks along the way.  After the walk we will set up our tents/vans etc. at Green Mountains Campground.  Communal camp kitchen and amenities.

 

Wed 4th - Python Rock and Pats Bluff SDW F3 T3 - this is a flat track walk approx 5 kms and will be done after packing up and on our way home.  Again beautiful rainforest, pleasant walking with great views of Moran's falls and Castle Crag.

 

Book your own accomodation directly with O'Reillys either on the Website or by phoning 1800 688 722.  Unpowered camping, Safari tents, Van sites available to book. If interested text Amanda 0401 017 941 

   
       

Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov RBC Christmas Breakup 2020. Further details to follow    
       
 

Fri 6th  S DW Daisy Hill Conservation Park. Meet 7.30am at the Buddhist temple, 1034 Underwood Rd, Priestdale. 2-3 hours in Daisy Hill Conservation Park, all on trails. Malcolm is leading this walk. If interested text Amanda 0401 017 941 

   
       
  Sat 7th Nov - West Canungra Creek Circuit - DW T4 F5 Distance: 14 km return. The West Canungra Creek Circuit track descends to "Yerralahla" (blue pool), passing by some large rainforest trees including red cedar, (Toona ciliata), and then follows the creek for most of its length, crossing it several times. The track exits via the Box Forest circuit and via the Boarder Track to O'Reilly's Tea House. Hiking poles are recommended as there are several creek crossing. Bring morning tea, lunch water, hat, insect repellent, poles etc.  Coffee at O'Reilly's afterwards. Meet at the junction of Spring Gully Road and the O'Reillys Road at  7.30am. Text Julie Cummings on 0422 318 283.  Leaving Cleveland around 6am,    
       
  Wed 11th Nov Club Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
       
 

Mon 16th Nov- Shipstern, Binna Burra - LDW F4 T4, 6-7 hours.Leave Redlands 5.45am, approx travel time 2hours. We will walk this track anti clockwise. Start off on the Border track. Good views, couple of waterfalls, rainforest. Bring snacks, lunch, water, hat, insect repellant, poles etc.

If Interested text Amanda 0401 017 941

   
       
       
 

Sat/Sun 28/29 Nov -  TW Rat-a-tat  M  T 4/5  F4  10-15km. Max. 8 people. Details to follow. If interested please contact: Bea Email: beaberger@hotmail.com.  Mob: 0409 828 589

   
       
  Sat 21 Nov - DW M F5 T5 - Stairway Falls.  We meet at O'Reilly's car park at 8:15 fo an 8:30 start.  Half of the walk is on the graded track, the other half off track following the old abandoned track along West Canungra Creek. There will be wading in the creek involved.  Bring togs.  There is a fantastic rock pool at the top of the falls.  Contact Mats 0423 718 811 or email matsmarika@gmail.com    
       

Mon 30th Nov -  Social Walk - Wellington Point King Island.  Option of BYO nibbles/drink afterwards.  Full Moon.  3:30 meet at the bottom of the hill entering the car park on the left hand side near the toilet block.  Low  tide is 4pm.  Walk out to King Island and back.  You may get wet feet coming back.  Bring a small plate of nibbles to share if you want to stay for sunset nibbles/ and or a glass of your favourite tipple.  Camp chair if you want to sit and watch the scenery.  Text Amanda if interested 0401 017 941    
       

Mon 30th Nov - Thurs Dec 3 - Kenilworth Bluff Base Camp - Margie and I are looking at camping at Bluff Creek camp ground from the Monday to Thursday. As we are getting into the stormy season I will not be making a booking until the week prior.  Please contact leader to be added to the list and before any bookings are made.  Activities will include, kayaking/SUP in the Mary river, visit to the cheese factory, winery, and day walks around Booloumba Creek.  Numbers will be limited to a max of 12 people.  To see description of the campground go to:

https://www.kenilworthcampgrounds.com

 

Leader David Rae. david.r.rae@gmail.com

 

   
       
  DECEMBER 2020    
       

Thurs 3rd DW L F4 T4 - Coomera Circuit, Binna Burra - Approx 5-6 hrs, 20 km Track Walk - Leave Redland at 6am, approximately 2 hours to Binna Burra.  Nice rainforest walk at Binna Burra crossing Coomera Creek several times.  Bring poles, insect spray, hat, 2-3lt water, snacks and lunch.  Text Amanda 0401 017 941    
       
  JANUARY 2021    
       
       
       
  Sun 10th Jan - Mystery Champagne Walk- S1 T1 F1 plus FUN!!  It is a Mystery to unfold regarding “How” we will be able to have this event if there are “Covid” restrictions in place.  Guess it will be a numbers game??  I am guessing it will be first on the list has a good chance of being able to attend?  What is known… It will be outdoors.  It will be the 10th and final M.C.W. organised by leader Carmel Cash.  More information towards end of December 2020. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       
  DATE CLAIMER FOR 2021 : (August,  Friday 6th - Monday 9th 2021)  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. Date claimer. More information early 2021.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       
       
       
       

 

 
 
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